St. Margaret's Episcopal Church ~ Belfast, Maine Blog

God Loves a Cheerful Giver

God has been active at St. Margaret’s while I was away for my friend Cindi’s ordination in Minneapolis and the pastoral care conference in Orlando.   Much activity continued this week. Thank you to Dennis...

Altar Flowers

Altar flowers may be given and dedicated in memory or thanksgiving of a loved one or occasion. A calendar is on the Time and Talent table and you may write in your name on...

Lemonade on the Porch

We want to offer lemonade on the porch again! Christopher+ and the Newcomer & Hospitality Committee think it was successful during our trial last year and it is a good way for parishioners, visitors and newcomers to...

Deacon Tom’s Retirement Celebration

A wonderful time was had by all — about 100 parishioners and guests — on Saturday, as we celebrated Deacon Tom’s retirement on June 19 – the 12th anniversary of his ordination. Photos of...

Vigils for the Victims in Orlando

A vigil to grieve together as a community, support one another, and remember the lives taken in Orlando this weekend will be held on Tuesday, June 14 at 7 p.m. at the gazebo in Steamboat...

God Loves a Cheerful Giver

Thank you to everyone who engages in contemporary issues and works for positive social change that improves the lives of people, animals, and cares for the Earth.   Often the voices of the faith community...

Gun Violence Awareness Day

Join St. Margaret’s and the Episcopal Diocese of Maine in joining the call of nearly sixty Episcopal bishops, including our own +Stephen Lane, of acknowledging the second annual Gun Violence Awareness Day. Our rector,...

God Loves a Cheerful Giver

I attended a clergy gathering with +Bishop Steve on Thursday afternoon and was impressed by the deep sharing, laughter, and support among clergy. This level of communication – Holy Communication – frequently occurs within...